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Welcome to Point of Rocks ...

Point of Rocks is located in Cheyenne County.

The location of Point of Rocks has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Point of Rocks is 4,400 feet [1,341 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Point of Rocks is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Point of Rocks lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Point of Rocks: (308)

Communities near Point of Rocks ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Point of Rocks and not the distance if you are driving.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirDistance
Peetz (CO)   [Map]   236   S   18 miles [29 km]
Brownson   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Dalton   [Map]   299   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Dix   [Map]   241   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Gurley   [Map]   202   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Kimball   [Map]   2,361   W   21 miles [33.8 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Point of Rocks.

Communities Also Named Point of Rocks ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Point of Rocks - they are located in Arizona (2), California, Kansas (2), Maryland, Nevada (2) and Wyoming (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Point of Rocks.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Point of Rocks. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Point of Rocks. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Point of Rocks.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Point of Rocks:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Point of Rocks ...

Looking for more information about Point of Rocks? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Point of Rocks? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Point of Rocks, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Point of Rocks.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Point of Rocks. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Cheyenne County: www.co.cheyenne.ne.us/

The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Point of Rocks - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Point of Rocks) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Point of Rocks. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2103, Longitude: -103.2460     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Point of Rocks have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Point of Rocks.

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